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today, the woman who headed his british newspapers, rebecca brooks, often referred to as rupert murdoch's surrogate daughter, is arrested. hour later, another shocker. the head of the same department that arrested brooks falls victim to the same widening scandal. >> i have taken this decision as a consequence of the ongoing speculation and accusations relating to the mets links with news international at a senior level, and in particular in relation to mr. neal wallace, who as you know was arrested in connection with operation wheating last week. >> what brought sir paul stephenson down? his dealings with neal wallace, who had once been an executive editor of the "news of the world" paper. and that brings us to rebecca brooks. at the top of the murdoch food chain, and possibly the linchpin in an unfolding drama already ensharing britain's corridors of power. brooks is answering police questions. >> reporter: in the cozy world of british politics and media, rebecca brooks was at its very center. she wined and dined the rich and powerful on behalf of her boss and mentor, rupert mu
and bribery scandal infecting fox news channel's parent company news corp. tonight, rebecca brooks who headed up the newspapers is out on bail after her arrest earlier in the day. another shocker. the head of the same department that arrested brooks, london's metro police commissioner falls victim to the same widening scandal. >> i have taken this decision as a consequence of the ongoing speculation with news international at a senior level and in particular to mr. neil wallace who, as you know, was arrested in connection last week. >> what brought sir paul stevenson, london's top cop down? his dealings with a former police department media consultant, neil wallace, who was once executive editor of a news of the world paper. that brings us to rebecca brooks at the top of the news corp. food chain. as cnn's atika schubert reports tonight, brooks had a long way to fall. >> reporter: in the cozy world of british politics and media rebecca brooks was at its center. she wineded and dineded the rich and powerful on behalf of her boss and mentor. brooks first came to news international as a secretar
, rebecca brooks could play a key role. she was the fire wall between the public's fury and murdoch's family. now that she's an exmurdoch employee. >> can rebecca brooks bring someone else down. >> it's hard to see brooks having any interest in bringing anyone else down. she will fight very hard to clear her name. >> reporter: sarah smith says that's because brooks still values her ties to the murdochs or may have an eye on a editor job elsewhere. he won't comment on reports that she has several million dollars coming in severance pay. the list of casualties appears to be inching closer to the powerful ruling family. paul stevenson and john yates have resigned over their handling of the scandal. there was eddy colson out as prime minister david cameron spokesman this year, arrested earlier this month. last hint in chief checktive of dow jones and publisher of the wall street journal is gone. news of the world has been shut down. many observers say john murdoch, is on the firing line. it may come down to where else james murdoch's prints can be found. >> james murdoch has made it clear he pa
by trying to throw a plate of shaving cream at rupert murdoch. following the murdoch's rebecca brook who's resign head of operations last friday and arrest and questions by police on sunday. brooks, a former editor of news f the world denied prior alaltions but apologized to the victims. >> it was cruel and i have regrets. just the idea that phone access was by someone of the news of the world is abhorrent to me as it is to everyone in this room and it's ultimate regret the speed in which we have found out and tried to find out the bottom of the investigations have been too slow. i think james a rupert both accepted that earlier and we're endeavoring to continue to continue to investigate. but of course there are regrets. don't know anyone in their right mind who would authorized no sanction approval for anyone listening to the voice mails of those circumstances. i don't know anyon who would think it was the right and proper thing to do at this time or at any time. >> charlie: also appearing s sir paul hnson the head of scotland yard who resigned sunday. the hearings comes after ten arre
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to the bank. >>. the growing scandal that threatens to sink a media empire. rebekah brooks was released from custody after hours of questioning. >> the head of scotland yard has stepped down even though this top cop insists he did nothing wrong. >> reporter: rebekah brooks was rupert murdock's protege and it's said he considered her his other daughter. sunday she went to scotland yard to answer questions about the cell phone hacking scandal that occurred when she was editor of the tabloid newspaper "news of the world." that they hacked the cell phones of 4,000 people in search of scoops. >> there's no way that a reporter can come in with the kind of salacious, page one stories that "the news of the world" was running without an editor saying, how'd you get that story? who was your source? >> reporter: later in the day, another bombshell. the head of scotland yard resigning. surpail stevenson said he had no involvement in his force's failure to investigate alleged criminal acts by murdock's journalists, nor of the alleged bribery of police officers by "news of the world" reporters. >> i had n
: andndhere is more. rebekah brooks, just days ago, she was at the apex of power, running rupert murdoch's british operations. it is said he considered her his other daughter. on friday, she resigned from the company. today, she was arrested. the tenth arrest since this scandal erupted two weeks ago. brooks was editor of "the news of the world" from 2000 to 2003 when much of the alleged criminal activity took place. she has insisted she knew nothing about it. >> there's no way that a reporter can come in with the kind of salacious page-one stories that "the news of the world" was running without an editor saying, how did you get that story? who was your source? >> reporter: those are some of the questions that are certain to be asked on tuesday, when brooks, her boss rupert murdoch and james murdoch, his son and heir, are scheduled to appear before a committee of the british parliament. now that brooks has been arrested, though, it's not clear that she will appear and if she does, that she will say anything. >> remember, this will be the first time on tuesday that people -- senior level
of interesting characters, including a u.s. intelligence agent named brooke chanda who may or may not save the day. mr. patterson was a lawyer before becoming a writer concert at one point as assistant attorney general for the state of ohio. he also worked as a lawyer for the securities and exchange commission that he has been chairman of the organization common cause and has written for such publications as the times of london and the "washington post." many of his works have been international sellers, and i daresay that "the devil's light" will join that list. is welcome richard north patterson. [applause] >> it's great to see you and to have read your book, "the devil's light" doesn't refer to osama bin laden's flashlight but to the light emitted from a nuclear weapon. and this is a very serious subject, and people who know your career will not be surprised that you have tackled this subject. your other books, for example, eclipse was a human rights, africa and the geopolitics loyal and her previous books, exile and before that was about the israeli-palestinian conflict. you are known
essay, after essay. where were the tweets when we were coming along, randi kaye? hello to you. i'm brook baldwin. busy, busy day in news on this wednesday. >>> rupert murdoch under fire in britain and in the united states. two separate u.s. agencies calling for investigations into rupert murdoch. >>> have you heard this story? an 8-year-old boy kidnapped, murdered, then mutilated. now new york place are scouring a stream of surveillance video for answers. more on that. >>> first, i want to begin with this. let's just plunge right into the debt negotiations at this hour. daily talks at the white house resume in one hour, and by all accounts, they are becoming more tense, more heated, more testy, the closer we get to the deadline. you know the date by now, august 2nd. august 2nd, a potential default of the u.s. treasury if congress will not approve more borrowing. joining me now from the u.s. capitol building is congressman paul brown, republican of georgia. congressman brown, nice to see you. good to have you on. >> it's nice to be with you. i don't believe the august 2nd deadline frankly
, and it did appear in "the sun" newspaper. >> i think it was rebekah brooks' who phoned, right? >> the problem that i have is that if this is a policy of newspapers in this country, that they are going to write about the medical conditions of young children, then you have got to ask yourselves, where are they getting this information from? i have never made any claims, i have not made any claims today. i have never raised it in the public arena. i do not want these to be public matters about the private life of a young child. >> some say they got it legitimately, that they got that information legitimately. >> they will have to explain themselves. i cannot think of any way that the medical condition of a child can be put into the public arena legitimately. they will have to explain themselves. the issue for me is this. i never wanted to talk about my son's medical condition. i have never wanted to raise questions about it. it is in the public arena now, and i and the stand it. i make no claims, but the fact of the matter is i have my bank account broken into. , someonelawyer's files getting in
emerging. >> reporter: and there is more. rebekah brooks, just days ago she was at the apex of power running rupert murdoch's british operations. it is said he considered her his other daughter. on friday, she resigned from the company. she was arrested. the tenth arrest since this scandal erupted two weeks ago. brooks was editor of "the news of the world" from 2000 to 2003, when much of the alleged criminal activity took place. she has insisted she knew nothing about it. >> there's no way that a reporter can come in with the kind of salacious, page one stories that "the news of the world" was running without an editor saying, how'd you get that story? who was your source? >> reporter: those are some of the questions that are certain to be asked on tuesday when brooks, her boss rupert murdoch, and james murdococ son and heir, are scheduled to appear before a committee of the british parliament. now that brooks has been arrested it's not clear that she will appear, and if she does, that she will say anything. >> remember, this will be the first time on tuesday that the people at the s
that -- >> president obama continuing with his twitter town hall. hi, everyone, i'm e.d. hill in for brooke baldwin today. it's a very busy wednesday. we get straight to some of the stories unfolding right now. accused boston crime boss whitey bulger formally arraigned minutes ago. accused of 19 murders. his plea, not guilty. >>>and a shocking new warning today from homeland security. would-be terrorists surgically implanting bombs into their bodies to smuggle them on to planes. >>>and the president holding a first ever twitter town hall. >>> but we begin with this. celebrities, murder and terror victims, many of their phones hijacked. it is going to show you that some journalists will do anything to get a scoop on a story. british hackers from the news of the world newspaper allegedly hacked into cell phone voice mails, including that of murdered british teen, milly doweler. police say the hackers deleted some of doweler's messages. if so, they may have interfered with a murder investigation. news of the world is part of the rupert murdoch media empire. several employees have already been intervie
enveloping rupert murdoch's media empire. rebekah brooks stepping down and dan harris tracking the latest overnight. >> good morning. it's important to remember that rebekah brooks wasn't just any executive, he referred to her as his daughter reportedly bought her lavish gifts and often would dine alone at her at a country pub rather than taking power meetings with business leaders or politicians. rebekah brooks worked extremely closely with rupert murdoch for 22 years including editing the newspaper at the heart of this scandal and then running all of his british newspapers. in stepping down this morning brooks said she felt a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt. this resignation is the latest in a string of hard hits for murdoch. the 80-year-old titan, the man who in america owns fox news and "the wall street journal." he has remained relatively mum as this scandal has metastasized but this morning he is now finally speaking out about the scandal involving one of his tabloid papers in england, "news of the world." accused of bribing police officials and hacking into
case has left the pond. rebekah brooks has resigned in the wake of the growing phone hacking scandal as the fbi looks into allegations murdoch's employees tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims back in the states. all of that "early" this friday morning july 15th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, a beautiful start to the friday, july 15th in new york. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm erica hill. a lot to talk to you about with the budget crisis, not the only one in washington. minnesota managed to resolve their issue last night. a small sigh of relief for folks there. as we mentioned this happened in week two of a statewide shutdown. you see a diner there in st. paul, the uptown diner. we'll speak with some folks at the diner who are fed up not just with their state government but also with washington. we'll see if they have some ideas for the lawmakers trying to come to some sort of consensus. >>> also rocket roger clemens, hall of -- may be hall of famer, he gets a walk at this point for the famous pitcher, he walks away from his federal perjury trial after a mistrial
is there in london and last been seen leaving his town house and had with him one of top editors, rebecca brooks with him and said to the crowd there that she is his top priority, what more can you tell us about this? >> reporter: yeah, clearly rupert murdoch is here personally handling this crisis and showing very publicly his support for rebecca brooks, even though there have been a number of calls for her either to resign or to be sacked. so it does seem that rupert murdock is taking a personal hand in this at this point. i do have a copy of the final edition here. thank you and good-bye. in this edition, the paper is clearly proud of the 168 years of history but it has also offered an apology saying, quote, there is no justification for this appalling wrong doing. we have to see in the next few days what happens but it does seem for now he is giving his full support to rebecca brooks. >> what about the 200 to 300 employees of the "news of the world", many of them worked a full day putting out the last issue. did they have anything to say at the end of their work day? >> reporter: well, it do
? >> when rebecca brooks who was his right hand woman in england, we had the same book, and we were spending 4,000 pounds a week on private investigators doing these kind of practices and just extraordinary, if she was the department boss, she then moved up to be editor, how could you not notice the spending of over 100 grand a year on this kind of thing and not even ask what it's for, so her position is ludicrous, and even worse than that, and for her to turn afternoon and initially, to turn around and say we don't know about it, it was a rogue reporter acting on his own. and five reporters have been arrested and i was taken into scotland yard and threatened with being arrested three times. it's just like a general saying it wasn't me, it was the soldier. >> okay, paul, for those of us who are on this side of the pond, as you say, we're learning that there's now an fbi investigation, also "the wall street journal," the person who heads "the wall street journal" and was a news of the world editor at one point and also a news corporation executive as well, les hinton has had to resign. we're
the u.s. mail and mailed a $76,000 ring to his lady love. former miss texas usa brooke daniels. she said no but didn't say no to the ring. she still has it and, yes, now they have a date, not a wedding date but a date in court on friday. looks like roy could learn a few things from aaron who proposed to the love ly ly amalia. aaron did not get sucked. did you hear the knockout punch. all right. i love this story. take a look at this outrageous new toy called the megamouth and everybody hold your comments. it is so hot it is completely sold out with kids and adults using it as an inspiping way to tell others to, well, shut theirs or as dr. evil would say -- >> talk to the hand because the face don't want to hear it anymore. >> exactly. exactly. and finally, "forbes" has put out their list of the highest paid actresses had hollywood. topping the list, angelina jolie, probably no surprise and sarah jessica parker each bringing in a cool $30 million last year. they may walk the red carpet but they're also rolling in the green. boom. thank you very much. there was no sound effect for that tha
empire. rebekah brooks arrested over the weekend. and has scotland yard resigning over the failures in the investigation. jeffrey kofman joins us this morning from london. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. it's incredible. this scandal unfolding with lightning speed. rupert murdoch's number two arrested. it's fair to say, the air around murdoch himself is getting awfully thin. will where will all of this stop? rupert murdoch has often said he looked on rebekah brooks as his daughter. just a week ago, he indicated that saving her was as important to saving his global empire. but this crisis well beyond his control. brooks, former editor of his now-closed "news of the world," became so toxic, on sunday, she resigned. on sunday she was arrested and questioned about alleged criminal activity while she was at the helm. >> it's very unusual for somebody to be arresteteby appointment on sunday. there could be operational reasons for that. maybe they're going to arrest somebody else today. >> reporter: as the news tightens, the focus turns to his murdoch's son, james. he is ac
's empire reeling this morning. rebekah brooks arrested. reported friday she had resi resigned. she's been released on bail. it's not clear if she'll testify tomorrow. last night in a shock move that has left scotland yard for accepting almost $20,000 in hospitality from a private health clinic after he had yound yund gone surgery. that health clinic was represented by a p.r. firm owned by former editor of "the news of the world." this picture is building up. this cozy relationship between the police and senior executives at news of the world. that made his position very difficult. he decided to step down last night. insisting all the while he had done nothing wrong. >> the issue of my integrity, let me set clear that i the -- the people that know me know my integrity is completely intact. i may wish we had done something differently but i will not lose sleep over my personal integrity. >> reporter: the problem was, though, this kind of web of connections just seems to be getting ever greater as more information comes to light between the police and people at the newspaper, rupert murdoch'
, charlie sheen is at the bottom of the barrel as you said. he's a pretty easy target. his ex-wife, brooke mueller, she accused him of attacking her on christmas day. he served time for a domestic assault with her. if she make any jokes about her she will sue. i think everyone in charlie sheen's orbit is uncomfortable making jokes about undisturbing, dark situations surrounding him. >> about addiction and all of that, these things are usually pretty raunchy, and i have to say, they're fun, they're not for kids. it's not even nc-17, it's rated x in my opinion. how are they going to get around that? i guess comedians can write around anything. there are issues that he needs to pay attention to and that aren't necessarily funny. >> i imagine that they're just going to go for it, and they're going to let this hang out. charlie's kind of been letting hang out already, doing his violent torpedo of truth tour. people haven't liked that much, it's been hit or miss. whether having other comedians on the stage is going to pull it together. they're doing this on the same night that the new "two and a
," the scandal went to the top today. rupert murdoch, his son james and top editor rebekah brooks all summoned to appear next week before a british parliamentary committee. last night former prime minister gordon brown announced "news of the world" hacked his records. he also described his reaction to the 2006 "sun" newspaper report that revealed his son had had cystic fibrosis. >> in tears. your son is now going to be broadcast across the media sarah and i were incredibly upset about it. we were thinking about his long-term future. we're thinking about our family. >>> joining us now is cnbc's simon hobbs and "vanity fair" contributor michael wolfe, who wrote the cover story. simon, give us an update. what have been the evil infractions by the murdoch empire? >> the revelations go on and on. the one that caught people's attention, which it was revealed they'd actually hacked into a 13-year-old girl who had gone missing and in fact was murdered. it's alleged they actually went through and deleted some of the messages on her phone in order that more could be received. that they could then potent
brooks arrested over the weekend and the top police officer resigning. jeffrey kofman has more. >> reporter: good morning to you. it's incredible. this scandal unfolding with lightning speed. the air around murdoch himself is getting awfully thin. will where will all of this stop? daughter. just a week ago, he indicated that saving her was as important to saving his global empire. but this crisis well beyond his control. brooks, former editor of his now-closed news of the world. on friday, she resigned. on sunday she was arrested and questioned about alleged criminal activity while she was at the helm. >> it's very unusual for somebody to be arrested by appointment on sunday. there could be operational reasons for that. >> reporter: as the news tighten, the focus turns to his murdoch's son, james. rupert murdoch hoped that james would take over the family empire that is now not clear either will survive. >> there was a particular settlement that i authorized and was said with information -- i acted on advice of executives. >> there's more. last late night, the head of scotland
and gave a full and sincere apology. >> rupert and james murdoch and rebecca brooks will be forced to appear here in a committee and grill eed closelily politicians who want answers as to how all of this activity went on. one of the people who will be interrogating rebecca brooks had some tough words for her. >> i think he was inevitable. rebecca brooks has given the resignation message she should have given on day one of this scandal when nick davis of the uk "guardian" revealed milly's phone had been hacked. >> but the political dimensions continue to evolve as well. downing street has been forced to put out a list of guests that the prime minister david cameron welcomed to his country residents checkers. mo among them was the now disgraced former editor of "the news of the world." a man hired as director of communications. he visited the prime minister three months after he was forced to step down from that high profile political role. wolf? >> dan rivers in london, much more on this story coming up later. meanwhi meanwhile, libyan rebels locked in heated battle while gadhafi's
brooks, the former head of the newspaper arm was the latest person to be arrested. her spokesman says she was asked to come in for questioning on sunday, but did not know she would be arrested. brooks resigned from her executive position at "news corps" friday, the same day les00ton, washer of "the wall street journal" resigned. the resignations and brooks' arrest some say could open up further criticism of rupert murdoch's son james, the head of "news corps" european operations. >> he may be vulnerable. that doesn't mean that rupert murdoch himself is vulnerable. >> reporter: on tuesday, rupert and james murdoch will publicly answer questions from members of parliament. the deputy prime minister told the bbc exactly what the government wants to hear from the head of "news corps." >> i think he needs to come absolutely clean, about what he knew, about what his senior executives knew. >> reporter: "news corps" published two full-page advertisements in the british press over the weekend, one an apology directly from murdoch. the second, a list of what "news corps" will do to make it right a
smiles, to have dinners with his embattled ceo rebekah brooks. she'll be questioned by police later this week. there is a scramble inside murdoch's media empire to control toxic fallout from the "news of the world" hacking scandal which could start waves in the u.s. >> there are waves of could it have happened here? there are locks of reporters at any given time on the ground in the u.s., many stories, many of its celebrity stories are datelined here. >> reporter: the scandal broke last week with the case of milly dowler, a teenager murdered in 2002. her parents and thousands of others discovered that personal voice messages had been hacked by "news of the world" journalists hunting for stories. in 2007 a secret internal investigation at murdoch's uk company is reported to have found hard evidence of widespread illegal activity. the question now is, who knew what when? les hinton is currently the ceo of dow jones and pun lish of the "wall street journal" both owned by murdoch. he may have seen that report and rupert murdoch's son james who sits on newscorp offered a $1 million payme
dollars at work. that will do it for me. cnn "newsroom" continues with don lemon in for brooke baldwin. >> good to see you. long time no see. >> i've been okay. >> have a great afternoon. hi, everyone. i'm don lemon. brooke is off today and a busy day in the news for you. some of the stories we're working on for you right now. the heat is on. i'm sure a lot of you know about it, and if you're not feeling it now chances are you will be very soon. nearly half the country right now under an extreme heat warning, and the triple digits are a triple threat. roads, power grids, people all in the danger zone, but first we're going to get you to washington because here's where we are on the scrambling taking place in our nation's capital to keep the government from defaulting. early this afternoon bulletins went out via the "new york times" and the "wall street journal" that president obama and house speaker john boehner were close to an agreement on debt reduction on a deal there, but the white house is shooting those stories down. listen up. >> the breaking news report that you all probably r
was pictured yesterday with his embattled chief executive, rebecca brooks, having a meal in an exclusive area of london. no comment, really. he has not come out and held a press conference. he is here to deal with the crisis in the media empire, but so far he's not coming out and talking to anybody, which is extraordinary giving the allegations swirling around his publications, and not now just "news of the world qu," which h been shot down. >> he has to say something at some point. thank you. >>> we're breaking records with the heat. have you noticed more straits are facing triple digits today. we have the highs, and more highs straight ahead. >>> checking top stories for you now. at least one person is dead after a train crash in maine. it happened around 11:00 a.m. this morning when an amtrak train collided with the dump truck. the driver of the truck was killed. so far no reports on injuries of train passengers. >>> and after one day on the job, she may get fired. she was in the atlanta school system, which has been hit with scandal. she denied any allegations, and the texas school board
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